This was the sort of day where Charlie became infatuated with the different views presented to him, you know, the sort of day that is perfect for viewing ! And although he seems to fetch up in Cheshire almost every time he goes out, we seem today to be on parts that have not been visited before.
But times have moved on. The Willington Hall he is smitten with is now a Country House Hotel, specialising in weddings and corporate functions, but it still looks impressive and you can go and get inside without having to pay – well not unless you visit the bar ! Kelsborrow Castle he mentions is not anything to see above ground level, which is in the rear of a nursery, and the website for it has a lot of gossip about Roman roads and how the Romans determined the route. All guess work I’m afraid.